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    March 25, 2013
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>> reporter: police swarmed several different areas. when the recovery was made the first officer on the scene who carried little gabriela quintero to safety called it a collaborative effort by the department. >> great feeling to locate her safely. >> i was very -- i was scared. and i am sure she was too. i mean, thank god she was found. >> reporter: again, little gabriela quintero's family is meeting with the investigators right now. at 6:00 p.m., more on the investigation. robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the mother does not want to talk to reporters right now but the hospital said the girl is doing very well. >> medical assessment is complete. she is in good condition.
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all indicators are excellent. >> little gabriela quintero was taken to the hospital when police found her in the abandon jeep. she appeared calm and in good health. the hospital said the girl was discharged to her mother before 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. an hour ago. again the investigation is not over and police are still looking for the person who stole the jeep. san jose police say the suspect is a white woman in her 30s wearing a dark top and pants and with dark hair in a bun. she was carrying a target shopping bag. there is a target store nearby but that store was not open at the time. ktvu channel 2 news is staying in touch with police as they search for the suspect. follow us on twitter where we will tweet any updates including an arrest in the
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se. good samaritans tried to help victims of a vehicle accident. >> allie rasmus tells thus suv was -- tells thus suv was upside down in the water. >> two lane highway. this is state route 4, the site of a fatal accident this morning. before 10:00 a.m. a male driver in a toyota and his passenger ended up trapped in their suv upside in water. >> the vehicle drifted off the shoulder to the right. crossed through the right shoulder area and down into a drainage. >> we were trying to help them out. >> i got a bar here, i handed it over to those guys trying to open the door. >> reporter: but they couldn't get to the victims in time. they were pronounced dead at the scene. people are familiar with the hazards. >> should be widened or a k
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bar. >> reporter: dangerous because of the narrow shoulders and speedy drivers anxious to pass the many trucks on the road. >> people come near me when they are passing. >> reporter: the chp is investigating the cause of the crash. they don't know why the driver veered off the road but speed was not a factor. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. police arrested three men last night in oakland after a high-speed chase and think the suspects might be linked to crimes in hayward and san jose. it ended after the car they were in spun out. it started in hayward when officers tried to pull the driver or for driving under the for the fluence. police -- influence. police think they were involved in a shooting. >> there was a incident that involved a shooting from a
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vehicle. we are determining whether or not this vehicle was involved in that. >> police are also investigating whether the three men were involved in a armed robbery and shooting in san san jose. the castro district will be the scene of a rally and march in support of same-sex marriage. ktvu's noelle walker is live where the supreme court court, all eyes on the supreme court. >> reporter: we have seen a few people here with signs and flags. they are starting to set up for a huge rally and march to city hall. supreme court is taking up the debate tomorrow and this is not a black and white issue. there are a number of ways the court can go. >> reporter: 20,000 same-sex couples in california said i do. and then in november california voters said we don't. proposition 8's ban on same-sex marriage set up tomorrow's supreme court show down.
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>> we will get guidance from the highest court. >> reporter: she says there is a rainbow of options the court can decide. the justices could upholdthe ban which would leave the issue up to individual states to decide. the court could invalidate all bans on same-sex marriage. it is unlikely. it is what the supreme court did in 1967 when it struck down virginia's ban on interracial marriage and extended it to every state. >> it is likely the supreme court will not uphold all the bans or strike all the bans down but do something in the middle. >> reporter: that could strike down prop 8 that only in california did same-sex couple have marriage rights and have them taken away. it could be a 9 state solution. right now the highlighted
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states allow some form of civil union. for those states the court will have to answer a basic question. >> are you trying to signal that same-sex couples could be in a second class status? >> reporter: whatever the decision, the supreme court is likely to leave room for future debate. >> reporter: now legal experts aren't expecting the court to make the decision till the end of june. in the mean time, coming up at 6:00 p.m. we will talk to some of the people who are helping organize tonight's event. back to you. there appears to be support among americans for same-sex marriage. 57% of people say they have a family member or friend who is gay. that is up 12% from 2007. another pole shows support for same-sex marriage rose from 40%
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to 53%. the news comes a day before the supreme court is due to hear the arguments about california's ban on same-sex marriage. ktvu's david stevenson is on his way to washington, d.c. right now, he will have live reports and stay with us for a break down of the case and the arguments for and against prop 8. watch our news special at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow night. the senate confirmed president obama's appointment of a judge. troy nunley fills a viccancy for the eastern district of california. he is a san francisco native. he was appointed in 2002 to the state's superior court. the government of cyprus said all banks will remain closed till thursday. earlier today there had been
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plans to open all but the two largest banks tomorrow. they closed to avoid panic while the government arranged for a bail out. at one point there was a plan to tax all savings accounts 10%. the most recent plans involve a loss at a bank and a freeze on all transactions at the bank of cyprus. the dow is down 64 to 14,447. the nasdaq is down 9 at 3,235. michael dell head head wins. the black stone group made offers to stockholders promising a higher price. that comes as dell and other investors are trying to buy up all of the company stock for $13.65 a share. they are offering $15 a share.
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black stone offering $14.25. new security concerns about hundreds of laboratories across the country, including some in california. auditors say 1300 labs that work with deadly substances lack university security procedures -- uniform security procedures. one of the labs is on the campus of university of california at berkeley. experts have been calling for stricter rules for years. >> there needs to be standards dez ugfaded and -- designated and enforced. >> they have said they already have multiple layers in place. a good friday protest is planned this week. it has been a tradition for 30 years now. you are looking at video from a past protest. for decades they have held
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demonstrations that lab. this year's theme is where do we go from here? chaos or community? in the past protesters blocked the main gate to the national laboratory. >> 600 guns taken off the streets in another gun buy back, how leaders responded to claims these events don't work. >> back here in 10 minutes, the clouds are increasing, umbrellas will be needed. i will have the forecast and break down the rain chances each day. see you back here in 10 minutes.
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new at 5:00 p.m., 600 guns, including many assault weapons are recovered in gun buy back. ktvu's eric rasmussen is live to explain why some aren't convinced these events are working. >> reporter: some say criminals
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aren't the ones giving up their guns but the cops still believe they may have prevented future crimes or saved a life based on the guns they collected this weekend. >> the most dangerous is the mac-10. ak-47. >> reporter: better suited for a war zone than the streets. >> law enforcement's worse nightmare is coming across these weapons. >> they collected 600 unwanted guns, including 17 assault weapons during a gun buy back program. >> you wonder where they have been lying around. probably not in gun safes. not with trigger locks on them. >> reporter: he says the county paid out $60,000 at the most recent event, between 1-$200.
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>> i talk to gun store owners who say it doesn't work. flat out. what do you think? >> i think that, first of all, i want to say i support, you know, the ordinary course of commerce, what owners are doing, we are not trying to compete with them. >> reporter: selling the guns back to a store would require a back ground check and a 10 day wait. >> reporter: he says he was so happy with the results he is going to suggest making plans for future gun buy backs. live in san jose, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. five people are planning to run for the board of supervisors seat left vacant. he pleaded guilty to misleading taxpayer money. she is one of the candidates. she was a member of the san
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jose city counsel. her political experience will help her with up coming challenges such as implementing healthcare changes. >> there are a lot of changes that are impacting local government. it requires somebody who is experience. >> canddants have till wednesday to file -- candidates have till wednesday to file. the office of ethics conducts investigations into house members. the investigation centers on spend being boxman or members of her staff. her attorney says michele bachmann is cooperating with the investigation. apple perched a start up -- perched a start up.
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the company is paying $20 million for wifi slam. apple confirms the deal but isn't giving any details. chevron struck oil at a new well in the gulf of mexico. the company today announced the discovery at the well. 190 miles off the louisiana coast. crews drilled 6 miles deep. the well results are being evaluated. it is 12 miles from a discovery last week. the golden gate bridge district is days away from ending its toll collection. a new sign is up to remind drivers the bridge will convert to electronic tolling on wednesday. you will have a choice of fast track or pay based on a
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picture. caltrans plans to close all lanes of highway 4 invent crosswalk tonight and tomorrow. -- in antioch tonight and tomorrow. it starts tonight at 11:00 a.m. and continues till 3:00 a.m -- tonight at 11:00 p.m. and continues till 3:00 a.m. it is part of the project to widen the freeway. the next bay area city to ban the use of plastic bags. leaders are set to consider a recommendation next month. san francisco, 5 years ago, was the first in the nation to ban plastic bags. alameda county banned the bags at the beginning of the year. bill martin warned us changes were coming and you can feel them. clouds developing, winds picking up. >> changing around. and we had a great weekend.
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spring like around here. it is spring for -- i tell you what, clouds and showers as we move in through the week. is there a big storm coming? doesn't seem so. scattered showers through the next few days. right now winter is lingering on the east coast, for us we are seeing activity as well. showers showing up north of the bay area. so that is a good sign. things are breaking down. problem is this low-pressure system will sit and it will spin activity, instability at us. the timing will be tough. none of it seems to be heavy rain or heavy wind. nuisance showers through the week. i will break it down. i have a computer model. looks good right now. we will get you a time line.
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starting wednesday, not tomorrow, but wednesday, we get into the unsettled pattern. temperatures outside, 64 walnut creak. 58 livermore. chilly. not that warm. next few days, temperatures coming down. unsettled pattern with increasing clouds. you knew that. they are cut off from the jet stream. typically they migrate through. chance of showers. by noon -- this isn't the case. it spends 5 days sitting out here. it is not going this way, going this way. spins clouds at us. timing is really a bear. models hate these. tomorrow looks great. wednesday a slight chance of showers. we will break it down when i come back. looks like a nice day tomorrow.
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return to sprinkles, some perhaps wet commutes and wet weather. back here we will dial it in for you. jerry sandusky speaks from behind prison bars. >> more of his first interview since being sent to prison. >> how young is too young? the concern doctors have tonight about the health problems children can have later on. hello?
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in denver, colorado, friends of the slain prison chief paid their respects today. [ music playing ] >> police say evan ebel a man polled is a suspect. -- paroled is a suspect. he was killed in texas. investigators confirm the bullets that killed him came from the gun found with evan ebel. after the shoot out. the sheriff's department in texas was trying to determine what his motive was. he was a former gang member. >> one of two teens accused of a shooting death was in court today. a judge said he would be charged with murder. he did not enter a plea and the
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judge didn't say whether he would be charged as a juvenile or adult. he approached her and demanded money and one of the teens shot and killed the baby. the other suspect will be charged as an adult. jerry sandusky has given his first interview since going to children. jerry sandusky talked with a documentary maker who is making a film aimed at jeering joe paterno's name. he asked jerry sandusky if he shot joe paterno would have kept him on if joe paterno thought he was a danger to boys. >> i would say no. if he had a suspicion, i don't know the answer to that. >> joe paterno's statement called jerry sandusky's interview self serving and
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another insult to the victims and anyone who cares about the truth. jerry sandusky's sentence requires he serve 30 years in prison. construction continues on the massive hospital campus project in palo alto. ktvu channel 2 news cameras were there last year when they opened on campus. since then work continued on the hospital. 17 new structures structures and renovations will be complete by 2020. morthan 2 billion -- more than $2 billion is being invested throughout the hospital system. it is done. it is finally dedicated. and all that needs to be done now is to open it. >> how young is too young for solid food? why many babies are getting solid food too early. [ male announcer ] fact: the 100% electric nissan leaf...
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complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> after decades of debate the solution to the problems at devil's slide is at hand. the twin tunnels by-passing the danger routes on highway 1 are about to open. it has been years in the making. ktvu's tom v is on -- consumer editor tom vacar is on hand now to show us the final results. tom? >> major event. now, made for earthquake country, they are designed to with stand the biggest quake that comes every 1500 years. >> three, two, one. >> reporter: then came a long
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parade of cars, beginning with the old and two all electrics. the tunnels named for the late congressman, are a bittersweet reminder for his widow. >> i wish my husband was here. he worked very hard. very hard. but i am very happy. nevertheless. >> reporter: 20 people, mostly community activists who began the quest so long ago have sense passed -- since passed. >> he would glow. he would have a big smile on his face. >> it is a monument, testimonial to their persestance and vomit -- persistence and beauty. >> now people can come on the
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state of the art tunnel, most beautiful tunnel in the country. >> the pacific coast highway will draw more tourists. >> pch is california. it is a difficult road to maintain. it is hard holding up the edge of the connent at times -- continent at times. >> reporter: and so tomorrow's coast side commute will be more different than ever before. consumer editor tom vacar ktvu channel 2 news. residents are butt to see water -- are about to see water bills go up. rates will be increasing in july. this will be the third increase in three years. they voted to raise rates by 7%. that means $5.19 will be added to the monthly bill. they say the increase is due to the rising cost of water.
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happening now, news chopper 2 first on the scene as police officer found a 11-month-old girl that prompted a amber alert. family is now meeting with police. at this point investigators are looking for the person who stole the car as the baby was sitting inside. the girl is little gabriela quintero. she looked healthy and calm as officers found her. she was taken to the hospital and deemed completely healthy. her mother took her home 90 minutes ago and earlier ktvu's robert handa brought us a live report from san jose. robsert staying in contact -- robsert staying in contact with police -- robert is staying in contact with police and will have more at 6:00 p.m. a victim was found last night before midnight. he was airlifted to the hospital and underwent surgery. so far no arrests have been
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made and police haven't released information about a suspect. the contra costa county coroner identified a man whose body was found in the bay on sunday. police don't know how the body of richard wood ended up in the water. initially there were indications he died of suspicious causes and detectives were called to the scene but now they don't believe it was suspicious and calling it an unexplained death. update on a service dog that was stolen. we talked with police and they say the dog, who you see here has been reunited with the owner. the owner needs the dog to calm panic attack said. police responded to a tip and found the dog at a home in san francisco. he was taken friday night after the owner fell asleep on a bart
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train. new at 5:00 p.m. a study from the centers for disease control and prevention suggests parents are risker their children's health. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler has more. >> reporter: parents may think they are doing the right thing but doctors say the growing problems of diabetes may be caused by infant diets. >> reporter: he gets only breast milk. but a new study found 40% of babies under 40 months are getting solid food. >> mashing up fruit with rice cereal. >> sometimes you like them to have solid foods because they sleep better. [ laughter ] >> under 4 months we need to make it clear that has been shown to be related to higher
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risks of asthma. >> diabetes. each baby is unique but the ability to digest develops slowly. they recommend solid food only after six months. but 93% of babies by then are already eating solids, most with doctor approval. >> maybe give them cereal to start out with. >> reporter: he recommended daily cereal but the parents say they will wait. reporting live, health and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. once it is authenticated a work out could be a new world
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record. [ music playing ] that is a lot of hula hoops. the listing is for the most students doing a five minute retune. they had more than 400 kids this morning. the previous record holder had 290. the idea is to teach the kids three life lessons. >> anything you put your mind to you can achieve. never dream small, always dream big and believe in yourself. >> he says the idea came to him after he received a guinness book of world records for christmas. the new recommendation about who should be in charge and why there isn't enough money. >> drivers are getting a gift, the factors leading to a drop in gas prices just in time for spring.
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a former university of california at berkeley professor has died. he joined the faculty in 1978 in computer science. he was appointed to professional at the school of information, which he helped form. he died in oakland march 15. he was 61 years old. watch dog commission
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recommended turning over state parks to local park agencies. the report says some state parks are only of local interest and should be the responsibility of local governments. they did not say which parks should be transferred. they found the parks department had an outdated management system and didn't get enough money to maintain the parks. with easter weekend ahead fuel prices continue to call across the united states. the report pegged the average cost at $3.67. that is down 11 cents from a month ago. the reason for the decline is a drop in cruel oil prices. in the bay area, the average price today for a gallon was $4.14 in san francisco. roles are changing when it comes to who is the bread winner of the household. an analysis shows when one
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spouse works full time and the other stays home the wife is the soul bread winner in 23% of family. when they first started tracking this, it was 6%. in 12 million families, wives out earn husbands 28% of the time. six months after it opened a store is going to close. when it debuted they filled a place that had been empty for 7 years but the owner says he is not making enough money to pay the rent. officials are looking for another grocer to replace them. four years, inside training.
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san jose police continue to look for that suspect in the deadly stabbing. this man, he is accused of killing his former girlfriend. she was found stabbed to death on friday on north first street not far from the jail -- from the jail. he may be driving a vehicle similar to this. dark green, toyota pick up. he may be heading to mexico. man who was shot after pointing a fake rifle at a sheriff's deputy died of his injuries. he was shot twice in the chest friday night. authorities had been called to his home on reports that he had
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been threatening a family member. the sheriff's department just sent us this picture of what is believed to be a rifle. turned out to be a pipe. a operation led to the rest of two suspected robbers in san mateo. they were arrested for conspiracy and armed robbery. he was also charged with possession of a concealed loaded shotgun. officers say they spotted the two in a vehicle that had been seen near a robbery. officers say he was in possession of the loaded shotgun. an investigation is underway to see if they are connected to other crimes. the coast guard called off off a search last night for a man. they searched for several hours
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for him. he went into the water for a ball and vanished. the coast guard said there are no plans to resume the search. new class of police recruits are starting as another class hits the streets. ktvu's jade hernandez is live with more. >> reporter: the city budget for last week's class and this week's beginning one right here at police headquarters. >> reporter: 51 trainees sat for the first time in their police academy class this morning. the police chief said he is dedicated to the trainees down stairs. >> i was faced with many challenges when i came in. >> reporter: if they succeed in the classroom, they are spot on the force will inch the department closer to the 800 officers 5 years ago.
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they have 649 officers today. >> cincinnati has 300 something thousand population, and they have twice as many officers as we do. >> reporter: this new recruit has ties to the city. >> i grew up in oakland. went to school there. >> reporter: as a daughter of a retired lieu tentant she -- lieutenant she was here. as a woman, what she represents is unique. the 167th class has 7 women and only a small percentage was from oakland. he graduated from college. he said it will take commitment to graduate in 6 months.
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>> i love a challenge. that is why i am here. >> reporter: the chief says he hopes to see more oakland applicants. jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. the u.s. supreme court announced it will hear a case involving a michigan law banning race as a consideration for college admission. a court struck down the law last year. michigan voters passed the ban in 2006. a similar law in texas is also under review. the supreme court will hear arguments on california's ban on same-sex marriage tomorrow. ktvu's david stevenson is in washington, d.c. he will report live for us all day tomorrow. and stay with ktvu channel 2 news tomorrow night for a look at the proposition 8 case. we will break down the arguments and the impacts the case will have at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow night. the calendar says spring but storms pound the east
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coast. folks are digging out from a snowstorm. they got 10 inches of snow over night. it caused flight delays delays and some schools were shut down. the monday morning commute was slippery in new jersey and blamed for several accidents. more snow is expected throughout the day. here in the bay area, back to hoping for rain. our chief meteorologist bill martin. >> got the fingers crossed. nothing significant. a few sprinkles is how it looks. it will last all week. the chance of showers are in the forecast starting on wednesday and they linger into the weekend. the question is, how much. outside temperatures today were on the mild side. tomorrow temperatures are coming down and stay in the mid- 60s. you can see the pattern is broken down or the jet stream is drifting south. right? it was up north. it will work its way into the area wednesday.
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over night lows tonight in the 40s. tomorrow is a nice day. a lot like today. partly cloudy skies. mid-60s. couple 68 and 67 and then things change. we got showers back in the forecast. tomorrow is the day without a chance of sprinkles. after that we have a chance every day as we go into the bay area weekend. we might see showers too. highs tomorrow, 70s, few 70s tomorrow. tomorrow mild, like today. rest of the week, wednesday through sunday and we are looking at unsettled weather. clouds, sunshine, mild temperatures and widely scattered showers. the modern for tomorrow, sets up like this, pushes everything off. 7:00 a.m., fog. coastal fog. tomorrow morning. showers moving in off shore. tomorrow afternoon, more showers. lake county tomorrow afternoon.
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widely scattered. we will see widely scattered showers wednesday. and they will keep spinning in, widely scattered. hard to forecast. hard to plan your day around. they are just going to be widely scattered. some areas little rain, some won't see anything. 67 antioch. 68 brentwood. highs for tomorrow. nice day tomorrow. partly cloudy skies. rain in the forecast tomorrow. and five-day forecast, look at that. you got sun, clouds, sprinkles. that is the way it is going to be. there is no real cold front staring us down. it is just the low will sit there. all week. and hopefully it will bring significant rain. right now that is not the case. >> we are closing out march with a weak rain total month. >> yeah. as dry as i could remember.
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>> snow pack, last one of the year. >> yeah. that will be interesting but the reservoirs are full. we will track it. >> thank you. what will it cost to keep samsung in the south bay? plus a show of unity,ty, the hand over secretary of state john kerry made today during his unannounced visit to afghanistan. ñw?
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prince harry is scheduled to visit the united states in may. he is expected to play polo in connecticut to raise money for a charity. he plans to visit aural national cemetery and see game -- arlington national cemetery and see games. and he plans to visit with victims of hurricane sandy. secretary of state john kerry smoothed over reports. >> i am confidence the president does not believe the united states has any interest except to see the sal ban make
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police -- taliban make peace. [ inaudible ] >> does not mean a collusion between the united states and the taliban. >> this meeting came on a day when the united states handed over to the afghans its prison. they decided to the hand-off a year ago but the united states hesitated. they will issue a ruling in 8 hours on whether or not amanda knox will be tried again for murder. amanda knox was not in court for today's six hours of arguments. this is video. prosecutors want the judges to over turn the acquittals of amanda knox and her ex- boyfriend in the death of her former roommate. they had been convicted of
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murder originally. she moved back home to seattle where she wrote a book. tomorrow the city counsel expect expected to -- expected to approve a incentive to keep samsung in the area. right now the facility is 200,000 square feet but they want to expand to 680,000 square feet. it trumps an offer to texas to expand there. in 2 minutes, ktvu channel 2 news was the only one there as a child in a stolen car is found. we have team coverage on how police located her and the technology more and more are using. >> and the plan to make the switch eto clean energy sources. how much it could cost and -- twitch to clean energy sources,
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how much it could cost and who it would effect.
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complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> i am julie haener. >> i am ken wayne. a baby girl is safe after the vehicle she was in was stolen from in front of her home. we have team coverage.
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ktvu's ken pritchett explains the technology police are using, but we begin with ktvu's robert handa who was the first reporter on the scene when the baby was found and he talked to the officer who found the child. robert? >> reporter: the victim's family has been here talking with investigators, because the case is active even though we can show you pictures of a happy recovery. >> the view from news chopper 2 shows the rescue of the girl. police retrieved little gabriela quintero from her mother's stolen car that was spotted by a resident. from the ground ktvu channel 2 news got pictures of the rescue that had family, friends and the officers grateful. little gabriela quintero was the focus of an amber alert. >> she appeared distraught.
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dazed. she was happy to see us. >> the mother was going in and out of the car this morning with little gabriela quintero in the car seat. when she went inside the vehicle was stolen. >> i heard the screaming. i said what happened. i heard my baby. my baby. then i heard the tires squeal. it was gone. what is going on. someone stole my car with my baby. >> reporter: the mother described a woman seen on the screen before the disappearance as white, mid-30s, dark hair and a bun. neighbors are on the look out. >> i heard stories about kids. i am happy she was found. >> just because we found the baby and the vehicle doesn't mean we go home now, the investigation is still in full swing. we want to know who took the car. >> the family is trying to help. that is why they are spending so much time in